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File Type 1Bash Shell Script

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CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Script programmed for bash, a type of Unix shell (Bourne-Again SHell); contains instructions written in the Bash language; can be executed by typing text commands within the shell's command-line interface.

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NOTE: SH files may also be to store scripts for other shell programs such as Bourne Shell, C-Shell, and Korn Shell. Apple Terminal is a Bash shell.

Program(s) that open .SH files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
gVim
Notepad++
GNU Bash
Cygwin
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Apple Terminal
iTerm
MacVim
GNU Bash
Linux LogoLinux
GNU Bash
Vim
Updated 8/15/2012

File Type 2Unix Shell Archive

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CategoryCompressed Files
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Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Self-extracting "shar" archive that contains files and a shell script with instructions on how to extract the contents; created with the Unix shar utility program; typically only usable on Unix computers with the Bourne shell installed.

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Shar files also use the .SHAR file extension.

Program(s) that open .SH files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
ZipZag
Linux LogoLinux
unshar
Updated 9/18/2007